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: difficult to listen to, laura ingle. good luck with that trial. heavy, heavy stuff. laura ingle live in new haven, connecticut. martha. martha: all right, that is a horrific story, we have a lot of news we're covering now and one of the stories we spoke about earlier today, was an appearance scheduled for this morning by steven colbert on capitol hill. and now there is a lot going on with this, forecaslks, here's v of him coming in earlier and shaking hands and he was supposed to speak about immigration having done as his character on the colbert report an episode where he went up and worked as a migrant worker in the fields ten hours to sort of comment on the jobs that americans don't seemingly want to take. listen to this: >> no, i'm not asking you not to talk, i'm asking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> having posed the question, we could listen to mr. lundgren and mr. colbert can ponder what you said. i think many are eager to hear his comments. >> that's fair enough. >> i'm here at the invitation of the chairwoman and if she wants me to r
organizations trying to make the case that cheers are about a lot more than just school speurbt. laura ingle has been following this story, but i call her lawyer kwrarbg everybody should know, laura, from new york city. what's the story, laura? >> reporter: you know, cheerleading these days, a lot more than pom poms and pyramids and cheerleaders do consider themselves fierce competitors, think of that movie bring it on, are looking for the recognition they believe they deserve so they can go ahead and go head to head with the tumbling and jumping and cheering and chanting. >> sonya considers herself an athlete. >> we're in the weight room, lifting weights, we're competing with the football guys. >> but in july, a connecticut judge disagreed. ruling cheerleading is too underdeveloped and disorganized to qualify as a sport under title nine, the 1972 law ensuring equal right phos women's athletics. now two different organizations are taking matters into their own hands. >> we want to establish a new sport where they truly feel that it's utilizing their athletic skill set and to where they're recogn
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